Things you need
- 2 players
- Battleship game.
Battleship is a game that relies heavily on position and strategic thinking. Challenge your child or get them to challenge their friends to see who is the champion of position.
Download the Battleship game board.
Each player places five ships on their playing grid.
Your child calls out a coordinate. For example, "A7".
You respond with either "hit" or "miss" depending on whether one of your ships is positioned at that coordinate. Your child marks your response on their 'my opponent's grid' so they can keep track of the shots.
If their shot hits your ship, your child gets another turn. Otherwise, take turns until one of you has had all of your ships' hit and sunk.
After the game has finished, ask your child these questions to support their mathematical skills: